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  1. The Absolute Best City Hall Wedding Restaurants in New YorkWith the proliferation of boutique hotels, the area around City Hall has options aplenty for a post-wedding brunch, lunch, or (very) early dinner.
  2. De Blasio’s Affordable-Housing Plan Is His Obamacare: Imperfect But MonumentalAn ambitious, difficult scheme to help people who really need it.
  3. Closings
    Tribeca’s City Hall Restaurant Is ClosingIt’s a favorite among local politicians.
  4. The Mayor Probably Hasn’t Read the Book You Sent HimBill de Blasio has also received lots of clothing, wine, DVDs — and at least one block of cheese. 
  5. James Blake Meeting With Mayor Bill de Blasio TodayThe mayor already apologized to the tennis star about his false arrest.
  6. City Hall Argues Sorting Mail Is Great EducationAbout 150 interns work for the de Blasio administration. None are paid. 
  7. Cops Turn Backs on Mayor During Ramos’s FuneralMeanwhile, Vice-President Biden and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton tried to ease the tension.
  8. Mayor de Blasio Is PETA’s Spirit AnimalAnd person of the year, despite the groundhog incident.
  9. Mayor De Blasio Stands by Aide, Despite Boyfriend’s Sketchy Past Chirlane McCray’s chief-of-staff, Rachel Noerdlinger, is in a longtime relationship with a convicted felon. 
  10. Should Mayor de Blasio Watch His Back?Public Advocate Tish James knows where she stands in the line of succession. 
  11. Mayor de Blasio Has a Habit of Leaving Out the PressThe AP reports that he’s barred reporters from 20 percent of his events.
  12. De Blasio’s Low-Key First Inner Circle ShowPlus some lesbian jokes.
  13. Brooklyn Assemblyman Not As Lucky in Second Corruption TrialAfter he already beat charges in 2011.
  14. 200-Year-Old Douche Discovered at City HallA historic discovery in the world of feminine hygiene products.
  15. City Hall Readying Itself for Chirlane McCrayNew York’s First Lady might be getting a chief of staff soon.
  16. Michael Bloomberg Almost Smiles in City Hall Bullpen PortraitHis legacy: frowns and an open floor plan.
  17. Newark Police Broke Out the Pepper Spray at a Violent City Council MeetingAlmost everybody got a taste.
  18. Downtown Crossing
    Downtown Crossing As Mobile Food Hubimagining a food cart future
  19. Mediavore
    Truck Full of Wine Nearly Loses Its Load at City Hall; Eating Less Delays AgingPlus: White Castle tests out beer; and Campbell’s Soup Co. teaches school kids how to garden, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Neighborhood Watch
    Phillies Set to Crash Occupy Philly; Boot & Saddle About to Start Kickin’Rounding up the region’s neighborhood news.
  21. Bloomberg Will Be the First NYC Mayor to Preside Over a Gay WeddingAnd it’s a City Hall office romance!
  22. By the Way, New York City Gay Couples, You Can Register to Marry TodayBut you may have to pick who is the “bride” and who is the “groom.”
  23. Mayor Bloomberg and Comptroller Liu Have a Truly Adult RelationshipIt is ice-cold, colder than anything I’ve ever seen.”
  24. Cathie Black Is Totally Cool With Losing Her JobShe spent her post-firing shoe shopping.
  25. Cathie Black Is Out As Schools ChancellorAfter less than five months!!
  26. Mayor Bloomberg Sports Cameltoe in PublicDuring the Inner Circle dinner, Hizzoner spoofed ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Mamma Mia!’
  27. Mayor Bloomberg Attempts to Rebrand the ‘Sixth Borough’Don’t tell Philly.
  28. City Unveils List of 4,600 Teachers to Be Cut If Albany Doesn’t Change ‘Last In, First Out’Naturally, the cuts would affect poor neighborhoods first.
  29. Six of the Worst Buildings in New York City Are in the Same Bronx ComplexThis comes as no surprise to residents.
  30. You May Recognize Some of the Last Names of Bloomberg’s City Hall Interns Over the YearsTisch, Blankfein, Russert, Peterson …
  31. Weiner and Quinn Already Leading 2013 Mayoral Money RaceOf all the six current politicians mulling a run, those two are millions ahead.
  32. Bloomberg Warming Up to Beach and Park Smoking BanHe may move forward with the idea, originally proposed by his Health Commissioner.
  33. Bloomberg to Tap Former Wachovia CEO As Deputy MayorRobert Steel will fill Dan Doctoroff’s big shoes.
  34. 270-Year-Old Almshouse Discovered Under City Hall Park250 years ago, the structure served “poor needy persons, idle wandering vagabonds, sturdy beggars, and parents of bastard children.”
  35. City Hall to Start Performing Domestic-Partnership CeremoniesYou know, like pretend weddings for people who aren’t allowed to get married.
  36. Deputy Mayor Ed Skyler to CitigroupHopefully by the time he gets to the bank, the government will no longer own a quarter of it.
  37. Unleashed From City Hall, Kevin Sheekey More Free to Fight Bloomberg BattlesAnd the mayor’s longtime political adviser will have better tools to do so.
  38. Mediavore
    City Moves to Ban Styrofoam; The Cubs Get Their Own DogPlus: restaurant workers lack benefits, and an iconic Houston restaurant reopens, all in our morning news roundup.
  39. Howard Wolfson to Join Mayor Bloomberg’s AdministrationBloomberg’s former campaign strategist to become his deputy mayor for communications.
  40. Marketing Gimmicks
    A Slightly Less Cripplingly Expensive TasteThe city offers new restaurants a sweepstakes incentive to join the Taste of Chicago.
  41. Mayor Bloomberg Gave Christine Quinn Permission to Endorse ThompsonDo what you have to do,” her longtime ally told her.
  42. Miguel Martinez Sentenced to Five Years in PrisonIf I could change time, I would do things differently.”
  43. Robert Morgenthau and Mayor Bloomberg in ‘Barnyard’ Brawl!Some very DIRTY words were used.
  44. City Finally Buys Seven Key Acres on Coney Island BoardwalkFor $95.6 million, the city can finally start building the amusement park of their dreams.
  45. New York Wine and Food Festival
    Prime Beef: Scenes From the Burger BashA look at the burgers from Friday night’s competition in Brooklyn, featuring Michael Psilakis, Rachael Ray, and Katie Lee.
  46. Mediavore
    Dubious Wine Larceny Defense; A City Hall Garden?Plus: a sympathy sandwich for Ruth Reichl, and Wendy’s gets fresh, all in our morning news roundup.
  47. City Hall
    Medjool Owner Out at City HallGus Murad resigns from the Small Business Commission as his restaurant continues to get heat from the city over an illegal roof deck.
  48. Mayor Bloomberg Attacked by Birds!Revenge for Goosenacht?
  49. sweet news
    Daly Crowned in City Hall Bake-OffCity hall tensions eased over dessert competition.
  50. Miguel Martinez Pleads GuiltyThe disgraced city councilman admitted to pocketing $106,000 in funds earmarked for charities.
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